Arlington Park news release
Contact: David Zenner
ARLINGTON TO OFFER LIVE CHATS VIA BRISNET.COM
Join BRISnet Handicappers and On-Site Experts Every Racing Day through June 27
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (June 8, 2010) – Beginning Thursday, June 10, Arlington Park will offer for the first time an opportunity to chat live one-on-one with the Brisnet.com staff of expert handicappers as well as Arlington Park track announcer John G. Dooley, handicapper Jessica Pacheco and other on-site experts.
Fans will be able to pick up valuable information on what is happening in real-time at the track, and pose any questions you may have to the handicappers. In addition, on-site experts will “tweet” paddock and post parade comments as well as last-minute suggested plays.
The Brisnet.com Live Chat for Arlington Park begins Thursday, June 10, and will continue every racing day (Thursday-Sunday) through June 27. Fans can enter the Brisnet.com chats from brisnet.com as well as from arlingtonpark.com and participate with the experts in real-time from about a half an hour prior to first post until the last race is made official.
Arlington Park – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – will run a 91-day meet in 2010 from Thursday, April 29 through Sunday, Sept. 26. Arlington Park, whose parent company is Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), also operates 10 off-track, simulcast-wagering facilities: Trackside Arlington Park (Arlington Heights), Trackside Chicago, Trackside Quad City Downs (East Moline), Trackside Waukegan, Shooters Bar & Grill at Don Carter Lanes featuring Trackside Rockford, Fat Sam’s Bar & Grill featuring Trackside OTB in Lockport, Lucky’s featuring Trackside OTB in South Elgin, Nicolino’s featuring Trackside OTB in McHenry, Tad’s Sports Bar & Grill featuring Trackside OTB in South Beloit and Salerno-Pincente Ristorante featuring Trackside OTB in Hodgkins. Information on Arlington Park can be found online at www.arlingtonpark.com.